That if you were not imaginative and wanting of knowledge then your life would be diminished. He says that the only hope for man lies within himself, in his imagination, and in his capacity to know and profit his knowledge. (Mason) He also believed that imagination gave mankind his own control over his environment improving his quality of existence. Cyrano’s belief in this created his opinion that man without imagination should be deprived of his position and his status be reduced to of a mere speck.
The use of idealism and imagination in Cyrano de Bergerac is what made it one of Rostand’s most famous works. Rostand created this character to fix what he thought was wrong with the French world. Cyrano, a man with a restricting nose, used his imagination and idealism to conquer over everyone with dignity. He used his knowledge to create these works that made people reconsidered their purpose. Without Cyrano’s imagination he never would have been able to make the impact on the